Legal Experts to Discuss Libyan Constitution in Egypt

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Libyan legal and constitutional experts will meet in the Egyptian city of Hurghada to hold talks on the constitutional basis for organising elections in December.

Diplomatic sources revealed that the Head of the High National Elections Commission (HNEC), Emad Al-Sayeh and the United Nation Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), and the Egyptian committee concerned with the Libyan crisis, will participate in the meetings.

UNSMIL announced on Friday that Mohamed Al-Menfi was elected as the new Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, while Hamid Dabiba was named as Prime Minister. The transitional government will lead the country until national elections scheduled on 24 December 2021.

UNSMIL Acting Head, Stephanie Williams explained that the interim government must obtain the confidence of Parliament within 21 days. The Presidential Council consists of Al-Menfi and three Deputies, namely Musa Al-Koni, AbdAllah Hussein Al-Lafi, and Prime Minister Dabiba.